152 W. 52nd St., nr. Seventh Ave., 212-265-9700
Three courses, $80; children, $45
Dine at Bobby Flay’s midtown brasserie, and you’ll be giving thanks for the pumpkin-centric menu, which includes pumpkin soup and a triple pumpkin bread pudding. As for the main dish of the night, the maple-roasted turkey will be in stiff competition with salmon, prime rib, lamb chops, or rack of pork entrées. Seating available between 1 to 8 p.m.
60 W. 55th St., nr. Sixth Ave., 646-943-7373
Three courses, $65
The French bistro will serve a decadent Thanksgiving supper filled with a glorious twice-baked Comte cheese soufflé, turkey stuffed with foie gras and chestnuts, and spiced baked apples served à la mode. Seating from 11:45 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The Breslin Bar & Dining Room
20 W. 29th St., nr. Broadway; 212-679-1939
Three courses, $70 (for eight or more only)
Head into the Ace Hotel with a group, and chef April Bloomfield will cook a mean feast including pumpkin fondue, chopped-liver toast, roasted turkey, and a variety of seasonal pies for dessert. Seating from noon to 10 p.m., reservations accepted by e-mailing RSVP@BreslinPresents.com.
Ça Va by Todd English
310 W. 44th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-803-4545
Three courses, $55; children under 12, $33
The French brasserie will be serving pumpkin bisque (with lobster, apple-sage cloud, cinnamon croutons), butternut-squash risotto with black truffle butter, and turkey with chestnut stuffing. For dessert, try the pumpkin cheesecake with fig compote or the cranberry bread pudding. Serving from noon to 9 p.m.
414 W. 42nd St., nr. Ninth Ave., 212-594-1925Four courses, $65; children, $35
The charming French bistro in the heart of midtown will have live piano music and serve savory dishes of chestnut-stuffed turkey, roasted lamb, salmon, or sea scallops to diners. Save some room for dessert: crème brulée, profiteroles au chocolat, or a cinnamon baked apple topped with caramel ice cream will give a sweet ending to any meal. Serving from 1 to 10 p.m.
127 W. 28th St., nr. 6th Ave.; 646-397-9881
Chef Julieta Ballesteros is taking Asian and Latin American fusion to another level by adding Thanksgiving flavors into the mix. From Friday, November 17, through Sunday, November 25, from 5 to 11 p.m., turkey mole wonton tacos ($18) and pork and kimchee tamales ($13) will appear on the menu, all in honor of Turkey Day.
Colicchio & Sons
85 Tenth Ave., at 15th St., 212-400-6699
Four courses, $125; children under 12, $55
Tom Colocchio’s Chelsea quarters has a Thanksgiving menu chock-full of rich and savory autumnal flavors. Both the dining room and tap room will be open to guests, who will choose from duck and pork pâté, suckling pig rigatoni, turkey (with optional truffles!), and dry-aged sirloin. Top off the night with apple-cider glazed doughnuts with maple chestnut cream and cinnamon ice cream. Seating from 12:30 to 8:30 p.m.
43 E. 19th St., nr. Park Ave. South, 212-780-0880
Three courses, $135
Chef Colicchio’s Thanksgiving menu is a flavorful fall sampler that includes three courses and traditional sides (cranberry sauce, please). Dishes like roasted scallops, bacon with apple, sweet potato purée, and sugar pumpkin pie grace the menu. For the main dish, opt for free-range turkey, dry-aged sirloin, or salmon. Dinner is being served from 2 to 8 p.m., and they’ll even let you take home the leftovers (turkey sandwiches, please).
db Bistro Moderne
55 W. 44th St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-391-2400
Three courses, $75; children 12 and under, $35
The special menu at db Bistro Moderne caters to vegetarians, pescatarians, and carnivores alike. Not only are fall’s best veggies (squash and sweet potato) featured in a divine soup and cappelletti, but the main entrées include a selection of fish, lamb, steak, burger, and a squash risotto. Seating from noon to 9 p.m.
Eleven Madison Park
11 Madison Ave., nr. 24th St., 212-889-0905
Four courses, $195
The largest outpost of Danny Meyer’s dining empire will be serving one of the most extravagant family-style Thanksgiving meals the city offers, complete with amuse, appetizers, entrées, and dessert. The classic holiday turkey will be served, as well as beef and fish.
132 W. 44th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-997-5262
Three courses, $85; children 12 and under, $35
Executive chef Eric Haugen will be helming the ship on Thanksgiving at the Times Square classic, cooking up a plethora of old-school dishes. There will be an autumn squash soup, barley-and-egg porridge studded with Parmesan and chestnuts, roasted turkey with cranberry ginger sauce, and a generous selection of the best holiday sides.
557 Lexington Ave., nr. 50th St., 212-715-2400
Three courses, $65
Head to midtown's Benjamin Hotel to give thanks by carving into a delicious chestnut-stuffed turkey. Other options include flank steak or farro risotto. Add on some sides with “For the Table” options including sweet-potato purée with candied pecans or cider-glazed Brussels sprouts.